Problem: Four Fe2+ ions are key components of hemoglobin, the protein that transports oxygen in the blood. Assuming that these ions are 53Fe2+, how many protons and neutrons are present in each nucleus, and how many electrons are present in each ion?

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Four Fe2+ ions are key components of hemoglobin, the protein that transports oxygen in the blood. Assuming that these ions are 53Fe2+, how many protons and neutrons are present in each nucleus, and how many electrons are present in each ion?

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